Oatridge Student is Carter-Patterson medal recipient

Tyler Tovey, who began his journey with us at Oatridge as a certificate student, has been awarded the prestigious Carter-Patterson medal by the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society(RCHS). When Tyler first…

Wonky Veg

Wonky Produce Competition Closing Soon

With less than 2 weeks to go until the closing date to enter the Wonky Produce competition, and with a prize fund of £800 up for grabs, we spoke with…

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses…

Chris Smillie

Unknown Pleasures Of Countryside Management

Chris Smillie is a lecturer in Countryside and Environment at SRUC Oatridge; we found out more about what led him in to teaching at SRUC and what his passions are…

Ken water

10 Exam Stress Busting Hacks

During the exam period you will likely experience feelings of stress and anxiety as you feel under pressure to do well. There are a number of things you can do to…

Opening doors to the agriculture industry, and progressing within the field

Joanna Foubister is a Trainee Agricultural Consultant at the SAC Consulting Office in Stonehaven. “I applied to study SRUC’s MSc Agricultural Professional Practice after deciding I wanted to pursue a career…

Gretna Hedgehog

Jarlath Flynn’s Amazing ‘Gretna HedgeHog’ Photo

SRUC’s very own Jarlath Flynn took the internet by storm today with his incredible photo of a Starling Murmuration. His photo, which features around 60,000 starlings took the shape of…

Difficult Choices for Book Week Scotland

Julie Robinson from the SRUC Aberdeen campus found choosing just one book for Book Week Scotland quite a challenge, so instead she chose three. Being asked to choose my favourite…

Carol Thompson

Book Week Scotland – Staff Recommmendations

Applied Animal Science lecturer Carol Thompson tells us about one of her favourtite books for Book Week Scotland. (One of) My favourite books is ‘Some We Love, Some We Hate,…

Gerard O'Brien

Book Week Scotland

For Book Week Scotland we asked staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College to tell us about a book that they love. We start the week with a brilliant recommendation…